Join Date: May 2006
Reviews are coming in for Avengers and they sound good!
"Pays off in extravagant fashion... escapism of a sophisticated order...
Production is technically immaculate."
Justin Chang, Variety
"...not only does this
eye-popping 3D display of visual effects fireworks
feature an enormously high proportion of action scenes,
but director Joss Whedon has adroitly balanced the
celebrity circus to give every single one of the
superstar characters his or her due."
Todd McCarthy, The Hollywood Reporter
"...a successful amalgam
of skilful actors, witty banter, top-of-the-line
effects, bigger-is-better action sequences and giddy
good cheer. Though overlong and inevitably burdened by
the need to juggle so many protagonists..."
Tim Grierson, Screen Daily
"As serious as the stakes
get, Whedon's never afraid to let a joke out... and it
gives the film a light, bouncy tone that makes it such a
pleasure to watch."
Oliver Lyttelton, Indiewire
"With so many characters,
it's somewhat inevitable that someone get shortchanged
and Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) is notably underused here."
Eric Goldman, IGN
Assemble [the film's title in Britain] is by far the
most spectacular superhero ever made in terms of a
visual extravagance, and is truly something that has
been worth waiting for..."
Jay A. Ottley, Movie Web
"...smart, funny and
dramatic, but with all the trappings of a sci-fi action
movie presented fully intact."
James Hunt, Den of Geek
"I have never been to a
film that brought out so much enthusiasm from the
audience, engaging with them on a level that brought out
Movies resident comic-book-nerd-turned-movie-reviewer Galen Sturgess, who
attended the Sydney premiere
When you all see it be sure to post your comments here and let the world know what you thought of the movie!
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